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A Cow With A Story To Tell

Advantages: Different, amusing, valid points made about much of society
Disadvantages: Daft humour and situation comedy that you will either like or not; quite short

I’m not normally one to indulge the egos of Hollywood types who decide to try to branch out into literature - and I certainly will never give a Gwyneth Paltrow anything resembling a cursory glance unless someone is generosity insisting that I throw it on ...

missrarr 07.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Holy Cow - David Duchovny

The Truth is Out There...

Advantages: Unusual concept, celebrity author
Disadvantages: Not very funny

Okay, it's confession time. I'll admit that I read this book purely to give me an opportunity to enter this month's 'Ciao lottery' - with 'Holy Cow' being the only item amongst this month's selection that caught my eye. After all, a story written from the ...

jo-1976 22.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Holy Cow - David Duchovny

Udderly fantastic!

Advantages: Hilarious, could not put it down
Disadvantages: It ended

I came across this book whilst browsing the latest epubs on a site I regularly use to keep me ereader filled. I was immediately intrigued, as having been an X-files fan as a child, and having had a bit of a crush on David Duchovny as a youngster, I was s ...

Nymphypig 03.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Holy Cow - David Duchovny

Johnny Depp Paid My Council Tax Bill

Advantages: very funny
Disadvantages: swearing, general unladylikeness

It’s common knowledge that I’m a big fan of graphic art, and there’s not many people I’m more jealous of than Lucy Sweet…and I don’t mind admitting it. Not only is she a talented artist, she’s also hilarious, friendly, and, most importantly, modest. Her c ...

pesky33 29.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Unskinny (Tune in, Sign on, Pig Out) - Lucy Sweet

ABI TITMUSS (AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR)

Advantages: A fun look at the festive season
Disadvantages: Far too short a book!

"Children: - 'Christmas is for the children.' Repeat this ten times when you're trying to park at the supermarket on Christmas Eve because you've forgotten the cranberry sauce." Let's cut to the chase - Christmas is shite. Whether you're a shopkeep ...

tractor-boy 09.01.2007 · Read full review
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Review of I'm Dreaming of a Shite Christmas - R.J. Clarke